Vishwaroopam, David: It's raining Flops at the BO
Last Friday saw four major film releases -- Vishwaroopam, David, Mai and Listen Amaya -- at the box office.
While Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam got a below average opening, Bejoy Nambiar's David opened with average collections but failed to improve over the weekend.
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives box office verdict for the week.
Cast: Kamal Haasan, Shekhar Kapur, Pooja Kumar
Director: Kamal Haasan
What works: Kamal Haasan's star power, Cinematography
What doesn't: Lengthy film, Amateurish plot
Number of weeks: New
BO verdict: Below Average
Image: Kamal Haasan in Vishwaroopam
Cast: Neil Nitin Mukesh, Vikram, Vinay Virmani, Isha Sharvani, Tabu
Image: Movie poster of David
What works: Asha Bhosle
Image: Asha Bhosle in Mai
Image: Farooque Shaikh and Deepti Naval in Listen Amaya
Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Jacquelien Fernandez, Anil Kapoor and Ameesha Patel
What works: Production values, star power
What doesn't: Dialogues, hackneyed plot
Number of weeks: 1
BO verdict: Hit
Image: Deepika Padukone and Saif Ali Khan in Race 2